I have been teaching for 11 years and I am currently the Reading Specialist for my school. My hope as an educator is to provide developing readers and learners with practical tools that will help them successfully meet high expectations.
scaffolding learning through hands-on activities that encourage the development of critical thinking skills
Teacher of the Year, 2010-2011
Bachelor's Degree in Urban Studies and Psychology from Rhodes College; Master's Degree from Christian Brothers University
I developed and implemented a writing curriculum adopted by our first grade team. I also developed a supplement to our reading curriculum that includes practical reading strategies for emergent readers.